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Perfect passive participle of comprehendō.


comprehensus m (feminine comprehensa, neuter comprehensum); first/second declension

  1. taken, caught, grasped
  2. arrested, detained
  3. comprehended


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative comprehensus comprehensa comprehensum comprehensī comprehensae comprehensa
genitive comprehensī comprehensae comprehensī comprehensōrum comprehensārum comprehensōrum
dative comprehensō comprehensō comprehensīs
accusative comprehensum comprehensam comprehensum comprehensōs comprehensās comprehensa
ablative comprehensō comprehensā comprehensō comprehensīs
vocative comprehense comprehensa comprehensum comprehensī comprehensae comprehensa



  • comprehensus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • comprehensus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comprehensus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to have formed an ideal notion of a thing: comprehensam quandam animo speciem (alicuius rei) habere